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24 Apr, 2017, 10:30 ET The American Kennel Club Appoints Vice Presidents In Legal Department

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest dog registry and leading industry authority and advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce the...


22 Mar, 2017, 11:12 ET The American Kennel Club Posthumously Honors Last Surviving 9/11 Dog

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the nation's largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, posthumously presented the last...


21 Mar, 2017, 09:10 ET Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Washington, D.C.

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Washington, D.C.'s top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular...


21 Mar, 2017, 09:05 ET Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Seattle

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Seattle's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


21 Mar, 2017, 09:00 ET French Bulldog Reigns Supreme Once Again In San Francisco

Once again, the French Bulldog took San Francisco's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized...


21 Mar, 2017, 08:55 ET Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Raleigh

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Raleigh's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


21 Mar, 2017, 08:50 ET French Bulldog Is West Palm Beach's Most Popular Breed

This year, the French Bulldog took West Palm Beach's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized...


21 Mar, 2017, 08:45 ET The German Shepherd Regains Title As Miami's Most Popular Breed

This year, the German Shepherd Dog took Miami's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


21 Mar, 2017, 08:40 ET Bulldog Reigns Supreme Once Again In Los Angeles

Once again, the Bulldog took Los Angeles's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds...


21 Mar, 2017, 08:35 ET Labrador Retriever Is Most Popular Dog Once Again In Houston

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Houston's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


21 Mar, 2017, 08:30 ET Labrador Retriever Leads The Pack Once Again In Denver

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Denver's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


21 Mar, 2017, 08:25 ET Labrador Retriever Takes The Top Spot Once Again In Dallas

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Dallas' top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


21 Mar, 2017, 08:20 ET Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Chicago

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Chicago's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


21 Mar, 2017, 08:15 ET Labrador Retriever Retains Top Spot In Boston

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Boston's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


21 Mar, 2017, 08:10 ET Labrador Retriever Is Top Dog Once Again In Atlanta

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Atlanta's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


21 Mar, 2017, 08:05 ET French Bulldog Reigns Supreme Once Again In New York City

Once again, the French Bulldog took New York City's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized...


21 Mar, 2017, 08:00 ET Labrador Retriever Leads The Pack As Most Popular For 26Th Year

The Labrador Retriever does it again! In a press conference today at its new pet care space, AKC Canine Retreat, the American Kennel Club (AKC®),...


10 Mar, 2017, 09:00 ET The American Kennel Club And The AKC Museum Of The Dog Announce Museum Return To NYC

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest dog registry and leading authority and advocate for dogs, and the AKC Museum of the Dog are...


06 Mar, 2017, 09:46 ET The American Kennel Club Announces First Set Of 2017 AKC Paw Of Courage Awards

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is honored to announce the first set of...


31 Jan, 2017, 09:30 ET Dogs And Cats Take Over NYC With Westminster Kennel Club And American Kennel Club's Meet & Compete

The Westminster Kennel Club and American Kennel Club (AKC®) present Meet & Compete, a fun-filled, educational event that features AKC Meet the...


16 Jan, 2017, 10:19 ET AKC Petcare LLC's New Grooming and Boarding Space "AKC Canine Retreat" Grand Opening February 11th

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), is pleased to announce that its new pet care space AKC Canine Retreat will have its Grand Opening in New York City...


22 Dec, 2016, 16:57 ET Forrest and Charlotte Lucas Receive AKC Outstanding Leadership Award

The American Kennel Club (AKC) presented Forrest and Charlotte Lucas of Carmel, Indiana with the inaugural AKC Award for Outstanding Leadership in...


20 Dec, 2016, 09:42 ET Top Dogs Crowned At AKC Obedience Classic And AKC Agility Invitational

The 2016 AKC Obedience Classic and the AKC Agility Invitational took place December 17-18, 2016 in conjunction with the AKC National Championship...


19 Dec, 2016, 00:07 ET Puli "Preston" Wins Best in Show at Largest Ever AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin

GCHB CH Cordmaker Mister Blue Sky, a Puli known as "Preston" triumphed over nearly 5,000 dogs to earn a $50,000 cash prize and the title of Best in...


17 Dec, 2016, 22:27 ET Alan Kalter & Dr. Chris Lezotte Named 2016 AKC Breeder Of The Year

Alan Kalter and Dr. Chris Lezotte were presented with the 2016 AKC Breeder of the Year award for their HappyLegs Bullmastiffs at the AKC National...